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Government gives immediate tax relief to those affected by flood damage

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that households and business owners significantly affected by recent flooding will receive immediate tax relief.
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Thousands of registered childminders pushed out of Early Years Industry

Yoopies UK explores the continued decline in the number of registered childminders and the connection between the latest Tax-Free Childcare.
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8.17 million people at risk of exclusion in a cashless society

Exclusion in a cashless society is becoming our reality, with eWallets, cards and bank transfers surviving as the most popular payment methods in 2018.
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Time for a sea-change in ocean protection

Here, Louisa Casson from Greenpeace UK explains the ongoing need for significant ocean protection.
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Stonewall launches 2019 LGBT equality manifesto

Stonewall is urging voters to ask their candidates to commit to LGBT equality manifesto at the December general election.
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Extinction Rebellion protest ban lifted by High Court

Today (6 November) the Extinction Rebellion protest ban lifted by the High Court created a landmark ruling on the right to peaceful protest.
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UK aid to help vaccinate 400 million children against polio

International Development Secretary Alok Sharma has pledged new UK aid support to help vaccinate more than 400 million children a year against polio.

New report highlights international UKRI opportunities

An independent report published by Professor Sir Adrian Smith and Professor Graeme Reid, sets out the new opportunities for the UK to extend its international collaborations.
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Brexit could be an opportunity for science

Dr Thomas Fink, Director of the London Institute for Mathematical Sciences argues that Britain’s track record of scientific leadership is not the result of EU funding and the opportunity for science will be open.
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Government awards £4 million funding to tackle criminal landlords

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced that councils will be able to access almost £4 million in new government funding, as part of a crackdown on criminal landlords.
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Twitter will definitely ban political advertisements

Twitter announced that it will ban political advertisements beginning 15 November and Facebook remains defiant on the issue despite Cambridge Analytica.
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Grenfell Phase One: No evacuation plan existed

Here, we discuss the Grenfell Phase One report published today (30 October), which found that there was no evacuation plan for the high-rise.
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UK Sanctions: Where are we now?

Here, John Binns from BCL Solicitors LLP briefly explains UK sanctions - where they came from and what the B-word impact will be.
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Pornhub refuse to help police in revenge porn investigation

Recently, Pornhub failed to cooperate with revenge porn investigations by CPS, who are questioning why these images are hosted on their platforms at all.
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Poverty in England creates rise in infant mortality

A new study links a recent rise in infant mortality in England to poverty, which they find is partly linked to the insufficient and inaccessible welfare system.
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Researchers give insight into UK far-right extremism

New research provides invaluable insight into UK far-right extremism by investigating the political group and terrorist organisation, National Action.
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UK adult social care has 2.6% funding increase

NHS Digital has published three reports which include the latest statistics on those in receipt of adult social care in England.
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What’s new for immigration policy in Western Europe?

In a series of articles exposing changes to global mobility and immigration policy in Western Europe, member firms of Ius Laboris examine the developments.
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Can the new Government Chief Digital Information Officer accelerate change?

The UK’s Cabinet office recently announced it is on the hunt for a Government Chief Digital Information Officer (GCDIO). Paul Jackson, head of public sector at Tanium discusses how this individual can overhaul the governments outdated legacy systems and boost its cybersecurity.
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Why we need to talk more about hearing loss

Mark Hopkinson, Head of the Centre for Deaf Education, City Lit states why we need to talk more about hearing loss.

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